jv16 PowerTools

jv16 PowerTools 2010 2.0.0.986

Optimize and clean your PC hard drive and registry

If you're noticing a significant slowdown in your PC's performance, jv16 PowerTools is a comprehensive optimization and tuneup utility suite which could help. View full description

PROS

  • Performs some simple optimisations
  • Clear interface

CONS

  • Health rating doesn't change much
  • Doesn't offer any major advantages over other optimizers

Not bad
6

If you're noticing a significant slowdown in your PC's performance, jv16 PowerTools is a comprehensive optimization and tuneup utility suite which could help.

Even regular defragging of your hard drive can only achieve so much, so an optimizer like jv16 PowerTools can get a a little extra out of your system. The program is in the format of most standard optimizers and divides it's main features on the left hand side of the interface with the sub-functions on the right.

The main functions are a Registry Cleaner, File Tools, System Tools and Privacy Tools. Below these, you've got options for changing the general settings and backing-up of your current settings. Below these you can see two 'health-o-meters' which display both the PC Health and Registry Health. However, these two readings never seem to change that much and even when they're showing positive results, it doesn't necessarily mean your PC is running better which makes us wonder if they are really based on anything at all.

Apart from that, you should notice a few general speed improvements after using jv16 PowerTools although nothing which makes it better than CCleaner for example.

jv16 PowerTools is a mediocre optimizer for Windows and may improve the performance of your PC if only a little bit.

Changes

  • Bug fix: If you start the Clean and Fix My Computer using a command line paramter or a desktop icon, its Search Words box could contain "memSearchWord
  • Bug fix: The Explore function under the More Functions menu of the Directory tool works on the first selected item of the list, while it should work on the highlighted item.
  • Bug fix: The Filename field of Startup Manager's top panel always says "N/A".
  • Bug fix: Closing a tool window with the filter panel visible, causes the program to crash to "Cannot change visibility in OnChange" if the same tool window is opened again.
  • Bug fix: Double clicking the line between two columns can cause sorting to occur, even as it should only resize the column.
  • Bug fix: Clicking the Start button in the Anti-Malware sometimes checks the "Scan the following download directories" option, even if the user had it unchecked before clicking Start.
  • Bug fix: The drag and drop of directories only works with the Anti-Malware the first time you open the tool, opening the tool again causes the drag and drop support to be disabled.
  • Bug fix: Using the Right-Click > List Control > Remove from list feature can cause the program to crash to an Access Violation if the same tool is used again.
  • Bug fix: Opening the Debug Tool can cause the program to crash to an Access Violation.
  • Bug fix: Attempting to open the Debug Tool shows the "Debug Tool not available because you are not running a beta build" error message twice.
  • Bug fix: Opening the Registry Info many times in a row after clicking Abort can cause the program to crash.
  • Bug fix: File Tool's "Always show these columns" feature does not always work, e.g. with File Cleaner.
  • Improvement: The Registry Cleaner no longer reports keys relating to Norton/Symantec products as errors, these keys are protected against modifications by the Norton/Symantec product.
  • Improvement: It's now possible to resize the very last column of the result lists.
  • Improvement: Date format selection box of the Settings now uses "HH:NN" notation instead of "HH:MM" in which "MM" was difficult to distinguish from months.
  • Improvement: Reduced the size of the Registry Compactor (RegCompact.exe) by about 50%.
  • Improvement: Reduced the flickering of the File Tool during list update operations.
  • Updated translations: Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Czech, Japanese, Russian

jv16 PowerTools is the ultimate Windows optimization and tuneup utility suite.t can contain sensitive information about you.

jv16 PowerTools contains the award-winning registry cleaner feature, but also a software uninstaller that allows you to uninstall software leftovers, as well as over 33 powerful yet easy-to-use tools to make your computer work better. With jv16 PowerTools you can: * Automatically clean your Windows registry from obsolete and unneeded data. * Instantly make your Windows run faster and smoother, by disabling certain features which have no useful function and by modifying a few key aspects of the system's behavior. * Automatically fix many kinds of registry errors, such as broken file references. * Easily uninstall leftover traces of software you thought you had already uninstalled ages ago.

* Detect and remove unneeded history data and MRU (most recently used) lists that can contain sensitive information about you. * Locate and delete unneeded files, including temp files and duplicate files. * And much, much more! The bottom line is that jv16 PowerTools makes your computer run smoother, faster and greatly improves its overall stability. And it's easy to use.

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jv16 PowerTools 2010 2.0.0.986

— User reviews — about jv16 PowerTools

  • Matt Perkins

    by Matt Perkins

    "Cleans The Junk Others Miss"

    This is a product I wish was still free because every user desperately needs a product like this. It's a completely tool... More.

    reviewed on July 12, 2010

  • kitchener

    by kitchener

    "Absolute Reliability"

    I have used this program in various versions for years and it has never let me down. It can be used safely and intellige... More.

    reviewed on June 16, 2009